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The Royal Armoury of Madrid

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I love nothing better than on any holiday i take to soak up the history of the particular country I am in and a visit to the Royal Armoury Of Madrid was at the top of my list of places to go. Set over two...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Seen some outstanding armories I Great Britain and Russia but as simple as this one is it is by far the best. You've got to see it.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ron B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I found it to be fascinating. This was the armor worn by kings. It gave you an excellent idea of their size and shape. I was especially interested in the amor of the little princes. Both creepy and cool to imagine these little guys all...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Glassartgirl
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Armoury is adjacent to the Royal Palace and is easy to get to. There are numerous models of cavalry men on horses from differing dates and the armoury is well-laid out. Everything is well-presented and provides a fascinating insight into Spain's past.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank johnboy131
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Definitely visit the Armoury if you are visiting the Royal Palace. It's two floors of armour, but it gives you the history of armour and its importance. Our teen aged kids found it fascinating. It's also on the audioguide for the palace which I would...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank swansfromBoston
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Take a visit to the Royal Armoury, located on the far left of the square in the Real Palace. A superb collection, quite astounding.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MB201065
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A lot of very interesting and in excellent condition armors. Presented in an interesting way. It was disappointing that I couldn't take a photo even with out flash. Not a lot of Swords, weapons, a lot of armors.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Michalnudel
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This is a very impressive collection of armor and weapons. Includes the armor worn by horses s well. Access is in the courtyard of the Royal Palace and admission is included with the Palace. The Palace audio tour also includes a good description of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Just as well the admission to this museum is included in the price of admission to the Royal Palace.It really is pretty routine.Even when this was made it was redundant and mainly used for ceremonial.Gunpowder and crossbow rendering the protection ineffective.The display is on two...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank wingate
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Royal Armoury can be visited as a part of your visit to the Royal Palace and is included in its price. There are lots of protective armour and weapons that belonged to the Spanish Royal family throughout the centuries. There are even items that...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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